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On a Stifling Warm Evening, Listening to Miami Mansions

It’s been in the upper 90s here in the Pacific Northwest for weeks. I am not good with this heat. It’s not why I live in Oregon. However, there are plenty of things to take your mind off of the weather. Earlier today Kaichi, sent me a link to Bandcamp with an album he and Read the full article…

Another Luckey Night

Luckey’s Club has been really setting a new standard for live music. They are pulling in great bands every weekend. This weekend we had a solo performance by Colin Redmond a.k.a. CR Ensemble. His new band was not able to come out and play the for this show. If Colin is any indication, they must Read the full article…

Happy Third Birthday to the Hi-Fi

The Hi-FI Music Hall turned 3 last weekend. I got an invite to document the mayhem. I had a great time there. The line-up was great. Medium Troy Fortunes Folly The Whiteaker Hot Club Reeble Jar I took a bunch of pictures. Hi-Fi Music Hall, 5 May 2018 TomTom is a photographer, writer, blogger, video Read the full article…

Fools Passing in the Night

We all have a friend that has a band. A lot of us are guilty of not going to see them play when we say we are. I fell into that trap, but I finally went to see Fools last night at Luckey’s Club. They opened a three band show with Left On Wilson and Read the full article…

The Aces of Bass

Today’s show was all about that bass guitar. (pun intended) I was joined by Jargon bass player, Davis and Connor of Surfs Drugs at Max’s Bar for a nice chat. We had a great time and maybe I learned a thing or two. Bands we talked about: Childspeak Ah God Talkative The Blast Majesty Summer Read the full article…

We Welcome in 2018 with a Psych Ball

The Eugene Psychedelic Ball I’ve been looking forward to this show for several weeks. These are some of my favorite bands. I hit up the promotor Tim of Snow White the band about shooting the show and he was stoked I was able to make it out. I know that guy puts a lot of Read the full article…

Girls Punch Bears & Childspeak & The Dimly Lit

I managed to squeeze in two nights in one week of great music in the Hi-Fi Lounge. Girls Punch Bears, Childspeak, and The Dimly Lit.

Saving James’s Ass

Maintaining my faith in humanity. A few weeks back I ran into Sarah Nachbar at Doc’s Pad and she told me that she and couple of friends were organizing a benefit for James Smith. I don’t know James, but I added to my calendar. James Smith is a local musician, he found himself with a serious Read the full article…

The Best One-Day Music Festival I’ve Ever Been To – The Whitaker Block Party

A little background. Whiteaker Block Party is a neighborhood event for the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon. This was the 11th year of the block-party. The neighborhood residents and businesses in the hood pull together and volunteer to throw a ten-hour party. Which is more like a music festival than block-party. I had been approached Read the full article…

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